A 64-year-old female asked:
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will afrin (oxymetazoline) nose spray work as well as sudafed po with less risk of increased heart rate for opening up my sinuses and eustachian tubes?

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Dr. Malina Milan
29 years experience Internal Medicine
Afrin (oxymetazoline): Is useful but you can only use for 3 days, otherwise you will develop rebound congestion. You can also try using a sinus rinse with a netti pot or ask your doctor about a cortisone nasal spray. Take care!
Answered on May 9, 2018
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